LW! e-Newsletter
January 7, 2013
It's two for the price of one...Museum of the City of NY & LANDMARK WEST!

TOUR Grand Central on Sunday with LANDMARK WEST!
JOIN Museum of the City of NY for an evening with Sam Roberts...     

Sam Roberts, urban affairs correspondent for The New York Times and author of a new book entitled Grand Central: How a Train Station Transformed America (Grand Central Publishing, 2013) will present a lecture about Grand Central-its conception, history, and the far-reaching cultural impact of the station. Co-sponsored by Grand Central Publishing and LANDMARK WEST!




Tuesday January 29th at 6:30 PM

Museum of the City of New York
1220 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street
Reservations required: click HERE! 


Mark Your Calendar...All Aboard for
the "Best Walking Tour in NYC"*
Saturday, January 26th 2013
1:00 pm

100 years ago, in 1913, Grand Central Terminal opened its doors to the public and on August 2, 1967, NYC's recently established Landmarks Preservation Commission designated the Terminal as an official NYC landmark.  Join LANDMARK WEST! and The Museum of the City of New York as we celebrate the centennial and discover why this impressive structure is so very worthy of that designation. A Landmark designation is not to be taken for granted: if it was not for fierce and unwavering preservation advocacy, NYers and citizens of the world would be deprived of this building's splendor today.

Children attend FREE, so bring the kids!
2-for-1 Admission for "Partners"
$20 for "Steward" members, $25 for non-members 
[email protected], or call 212-496-8110

Interior of the restored Grand Central Terminal.
With our noted Tour Leader Justin Ferate*, we'll examine what defines Grand Central as "architecture" and how it functions impressively in the 21st Century--processing upwards of 1.2 million people a day with elegance, grace and magnanimity. In recent years, Grand Central has undergone a tremendous restoration and renovation. Learn the history, lore, and rediscover parts of Grand Central that have been lost for decades, like the newly restored Whispering Gallery! 

Date: Saturday, January 26, 2013

Meet: Inside the Atrium of 120 Park Avenue (the former Altria Building): SW corner of Park Avenue and 42nd Street. This building is OPPOSITE Grand Central Terminal on the south side of the street. There are benches, tables, and chairs in the Atrium for those who arrive early.

Time: 1:00 PM--appox. 3:00 PM
Leader: Justin Ferate*
Space is Limited. Reservations Required! 

Unsure if you're a member? Give us a call and we'll be happy to check!  


*Tour leader and New York Urban Historian, Justin Ferate, was honored by New York's Governor George Pataki and the New York State Tourism Council as "New York's Most Engaging Tour Guide." The AIA Guide to New York City honored Justin Ferate's tour of Grand Central Terminal as "New York's Best Walking Tour!"

Header image: New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan in 1978 speaks at a rally to save Grand Central Terminal;  Jackie Kennedy Onassis is in the audience.

Below: A vintage "Save Grand Central" button from the campaign.